Mindnode – an excellent mindmapping tool Ever find yourself stumped for ideas? You know, when you’re just sitting there staring at a blank computer screen having no idea where to start on your essay or project? Try mindmapping. It really helps. Mindmapping gets your thoughts out on paper and arranges them in a non linear form. This usually sparks a new way of thinking. Mindmapping works very well when creating targeted do lists. Mindnode Pro for the Mac is an excellent app for brainstorming which uses the concept of nodes for each new thought and really stimulates thinking. Mindnode is also available for the iPad and iPhone and syncs with Mindnode Pro. All in all, MindNode has the potential to dramatically transform a brainstorming session by creating meaningful breakthroughs in thinking. Below is an excellent (1 minute) video that demonstrates brainstorming using the application
How to Approach Writing a Resume When You're a Jack of All Trades I'm 31. I have been a paralegal, a textbook writer, a test-prep teacher, a PR agent, an elementary school teacher, a ballet teacher, a ballet dancer, a personal trainer, a sports medicine trainer for people with disabilities, an artist's assistant, a research assistant, a museum tour guide, an office manager, and a published novelist. I have at least five up-to-date resumes at any given time that make it seem like I've only worked in one field instead of a million. I am never dishonest, and this system seems to have worked well for me so far, especially since the three jobs I have right now are AWESOME and I love my professional life. The only annoying thing is that my in-laws don't understand me, and think I should "focus" on one skill set, in spite of the fact that I earn so much money doing what I do, that I will be putting their son through graduate school next year without taking out loans.
Community HealthCorps | Community Health Global Innovations The initiative encourages people interested in Peace Corps service to gain practical experience through community health care assignments with NACHC's Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps program, and provides potential employment opportunities for returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The initiative will help train and recruit future Peace Corps Volunteers, and encourage more Americans to seek careers in the community service. The two organizations will exchange training materials to share best practices in the field of community health both in the U.S. and abroad. The intent of this initiative is to improve the quality of life for residents in communities throughout the United States and Peace Corps host countries, promote the long-term professional and career development of participants to serve in community health settings, and contribute to more effective volunteer service domestically and abroad. The Community Health Global Innovations initiative might have something to offer you if: 1. 2.
Master's International Program | Admissions | School of International Service | American University, Washington, D.C. The Peace Corps and the School of International Service have enjoyed very close ties and complementary missions since the early years of the agency. SIS was one of the first institutions of higher education working with Peace Corps as partners in training under the leadership of Dr. Ernest S. For Future Volunteers Grad School or Peace Corps… Why not both? For Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) The Paul D. Peace Corps Community Archive (PCCA) In 2012 the University Library, SIS, the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), and other RPCVs from around the country launched the Peace Corps Community Archive ( On Campus The AU Peace Corps Community is a registered student organization that was established to bring together those with Peace Corps connections at American University.
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HRMCAR YP assignments are based on organisational requirements and matched to academic background, professional experience, and personal preference. Assignments for YPs have been selected for their alignment with the Secretary-General’s Strategic Objectives and frequently involve horizontal projects connecting different policy areas in the organisation. An example of the assignments the members of YP cohort 2013 are currently fulfilling can be found here. Practical information YPs at the OECD are recruited for a fixed-term appointment of two years. YP assignments take place at the OECD’s headquarters in Paris, France, one of the most attractive cities in the world. Travel may be required for a variety of reasons including collecting information, working with specialists, experts and policy makers from all over the world and communicating the OECD’s work to a broad range of audiences. Training and mentorship at the OECD Salary and benefits at the OECD Selection cycle Want to know more?